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Prospect Research Analyst

Virginia Tech -Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
  • Job Status
    Full Time
Virginia Tech would like to invite applicants for the position of:

Prospect Research Analyst

Posting # SW0190333


Reporting to the Associate Director of Research, the Prospect Research Analyst provides prospect identification and research/analytics support for Virginia Tech. This role is responsible for creating concise, accurate, and timely capacity assessments and research profiles using biographical information, financial data, news, philanthropic history, etc. Additional responsibilities include developing research related reports, charts, presentations, and fundraising analytics.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Identifying, analyzing, and evaluating information from a variety of sources (electronic and print) to determine a prospect's financial capacity, philanthropic interests, and relationship to the university
  • Maintaining an expectation of excellence in both written and verbal communication, as well as a dedication to superior customer service, with an emphasis on relationship building
  • Composing prospect profiles and reports for Advancement team members
  • Staying abreast of trends in prospect research, online searching, analytics, and participating in professional development opportunities
  • Tracking and disseminating news and information about top donors and prospects for pipeline development
  • Creating and presenting research strategies and methods, including developing creative research methods to identify potential donors and/or new donor prospects
  • Making assignment recommendations for identified prospects
  • Learning, developing, and applying data analytics skills to assist in the creation of predictive models/scores to help facilitate strategic and financial goals
  • Effectively maintaining prospect information in electronic forms (Blackbaud Customer Relationship Management software and SharePoint)
  • Assessing priorities and needs, manage own schedule, monitor progress and re-prioritize as necessary; complete work on time with minimal supervision
  • May perform other duties as assigned


Interested candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu and search for posting # SW0190333.

Include with the state application, a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331 or email [email protected]t.edu.

A review of applications will begin after 5/21/19.


Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/96964


Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.


For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.


Posted: 2019-05-09 Expires: 2019-06-08

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